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SA rugby franchises could have a future in European Champions Cup

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) chairperson Simon Halliday says he expects South Africa's PRO16 Rainbow Cup teams to become part ...


Dutch gov't to impose curfew, flight ban

© Provided by Xinhua | A vacant shopping street is seen in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Dec. 23, 2020. (Photo by ...


Royals release Steve Smith, Malinga quits IPL

Indian Premier League big spenders Rajasthan Royals said Wednesday they will not be keeping Australian star batsman Steve Smith for ...


Sharks lock Van Heerden: I wouldn't say WP are one-trick ponies

The Sharks forwards haven't distinguished themselves well against the big teams.Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden understands this and knows they ...


SA wealth tax could raise R160 billion

A study carried out by groups including the World Inequality lab - which has Thomas Piketty as co-director - assessed ...


Researchers studied labour migration in SA. Here's what they found

Labour migration is an essential - and potentially beneficial - part of all economies, regions and countries in the 21st ...


TikTok takes down racist accounts impersonating Cape Town schools

TikTok has taken down two accounts impersonating schools because of their racist content. Accounts impersonating Table View High School and ...


Two Eastern Cape policewomen murdered over the weekend

Qhasa Police station branch commander Warrant Officer Noxolo Nancy Mesilane, 41, was discovered on Friday hanging from a roof with ...


Royals release Steve Smith ahead of IPL auctions

Steve Smith has not been retained by his Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals, the team said Wednesday, in a ...


Delhi release Carey, Lamichhane, Roy ahead of mini-auction

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Delhi Capitals have retained 19 players which include six overseas players while six players ...


Covid-19 shots to cost $3 to $10 under African Union vaccine plan

BUSINESSAfrican countries will pay between $3 (R44.65) and $10 (R148.85) per vaccine dose to access 270 million Covid-19 shots secured ...


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48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...

Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...

B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

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U.S. stocks jump sharply after inauguration

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Wednesday as the 46th president of the ...

Jack Ma reappears after disappearing from public view 2 months ago

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has made his first public appearance since openly criticizing China's financial regulatory system just over two ...

Shares generally gain ground in Asia, while greenback flounders

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia generally advanced on Wednesday, confident the incoming Biden administration will take positive ...

Taiwanese company Acer unveils 5 new PCs priced at under $500

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company, Acer unveiled five new workstations focused on schools on Tuesday, ...

U.S. stocks rise for last hurrah as Trump exits White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency.It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were ...

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Investigators bust child trafficking syndicate in Ghana

Accra [Ghana], January 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Investigators in Ghana busted crime syndicates engaged in baby harvesting and child trafficking operating in ...


Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum

Tripoli [Libya], January 21 (ANI/Xinhua): The Constitutional Committee comprised of Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based High Council ...


Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 21)

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...


Biden signs order to end Muslim ban

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): In a blow to his predecessor Donald Trump's actions to limit immigration, US President Joe ...


AFC Notebook: Andy Reid and Sean McDermott share long history

The opposing coaches in the AFC Championship game spoke glowingly of each other when they got the chance Wednesday. Coach-speak, ...


India hopes conflict in Syria will end completely

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): Hoping that conflict in Syria will end completely, sooner than later, India on Wednesday ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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